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What does CA stand for?

CA stands for Carbohydrate Antigen (tumoral marker)

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Laboratory investigations also revealed a plasma carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (CA19-9) concentration of 3103 IU/mL (reference interval, 2-40 IU/mL).
The book explores advances in carbohydrate-based vaccines, in terms of the handling of carbohydrate antigens by the immune system, the regulatory issues related to vaccine accreditation, and the compilation of chemical processes that have been developed in glycoconjugation chemistry.
There are caveats to these general rules, in that a protective titer prior to immuniz ation may not result in a significant rise in antibody level postimmunization, particularly following immunization with carbohydrate antigens.